Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
shut out the mets 2-0 and sweep the series. up in baltimore, check out the orioles magic. >> jockeying back and forth, down the line in right field. it's a fair ball. the orioles win it 3-2 in the 9th inning. >> that's all you need to hear. os beat the rays 3-2 in the 9th inning but the yankees and baltimore remained tied. >>> he's not quite at sainthood level yet but redskins quarterback robert griffin iii will be on the cover of "sports illustrated" this week deservedly so. he was named the nfc offensive player of the week. he's not taking all the credit, though. >> it's more than just myself. i mean, all the guys out there performed at a high level. it paid off us for with a win. i guess with another win for offensive player of the week. >> sure was terrific. the reds skins visit the rams this sunday. kickoff 4:05. >>> it's 6:24. straight ahead the latest on our breaking news. more protests at u.s. embassies overseas. >> plus, cracking down on toll cheaters in maryland. how one lawmaker wants to shame people into paying. >> right now monika says traffic is a crying sha
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
north side of town. no problems out of baltimore on 95, columbia, route 32 and 29 and the bw parkway looks great as well as you leave fort meade and heading for greenbelt and cheverly inside the beltway. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like first on 270. southbound side, yup, this is definitely beginning to slow down. it's going to be off and on from frederick to 109 and then solid now all the way down to 121 before that pace improves. it looks good down at the point where the lanes divide. back over to the maps. this time we'll head over to the other side of town. if you're planning to head in on 95 northbound, a couple of long, slow stretched out of aquia harbor toward dumfries and woodbridge. we'll take another live look if you're planning to head south over on the wilson bridge, no problems through alexandria and springfield. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 6:11. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> tonight former president bill clinton takes center stage at democratic national convention. last night it was the first lady in the spotlight.
Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
thunderstorms -- scattered showers and storms. good air quality. upper 70s in annapolis. 76 here in baltimore. low 70s in much of the suburbs out to our west and even easton at 73 along with andrews. the scattered showers and storms really cranking in ohio and west virginia this morning. just some isolated stuff near us now but we will see more later. so it's not going to rain all day but it may impact your plans, your barbecue, going to a parade or seeing the nats and cubbies. highs about 82 in d.c. 79 in leesburg. it's been a relatively quiet traffic day, but there has been an issue or two. monika samtani is all over it. >>> if it was tomorrow, it would have been a whole different story with the issues that we've had. but right now because it's so light, there are really no big problems to report. we had this vehicle fire on the southbound side of 395. we'll go to it live from our vdot camera right now and show you where it is and what it is. again, a vehicle fire. they're just beginning to load it up and move it out of the way. it's on that ramp to get on to northbound 495 from southbound
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
this davis single. baltimore falls 6-4. they are now a game back of the yankees in the al east. but the two teams begin a four- game series tonight at camden yards. >>> the redskins will be talking with reporters later this morning. then soon they will be off to new orleans for their season opener against the saints. the n.f.l. season kicked off last night with the super bowl champion new york football giants hosting the dallas cowboys. this was the first n.f.l. game on a wednesday in more than 60 years. start last night no doubt about it, tony romo. three touchdown passes, 307 yards. dallas beats the new york giants in new jersey 24-17. >> he looked like eli manning. he was throwing some bombs. >>> it 16:25. still ahead -- it is 6:25. still ahead a woman swimming in a fairfax county lake is attacked by a beaver. learn more about this bizarre story. >> save money at the grocery store. see smartphone apps that will keep money in your wallet. >> a broken down tractor- trailer slowing you down right now on the inner loop of the beltway right before the georgetown pike. they're just loo
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
pitched six-plus shutout innings. baltimore blanked toronto 4-0. the o's have won eight of the last ten. >>> it was a night of redemption last night for virginia tech kicker. he missed a 38-year-old kick early on in the game but boy demake up for it big time. georgia tech leading 17-14 with time running out. hits a 41-year-old field goal that sends the game to overtime. the hokies kyle fuller throw as pass sending it into overtime. virginia tech wins its season opener 20-17. >>> what a great day, monday finish. mcelroy won the tournament in boston. even this putt on 18 it hung on the lip. he still captured the deutsche bank championship. tiger finished in third. >>> our time is 6:25. straight ahead, the latest on cleanup efforts following another round of flash flooding in the district. >> plus, the tooth fairy and inflation. how much should kids get when a baby tooth comes out these days? >> wow, they're raking it in i can tell you that. right now monika has a quick check on traffic this terrible tuesday. is it panning out? >> it's tough out and we've got problems on metro. foggy b
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
. they hosted the rays last night. j.j. hardy had two home runs. he had five rbis. baltimore beats tampa bay 9-2. and the rankees lost -- yankees lost. >>> robert griffin iii will be talking to reporters about last sunday's win and we'll look ahead to this sunday's game against the rams. rg3 is nominee for inform player of the week and rookie week award as well. >>> team u.s.a. hosting jamaica in a world cup qualifier last night. hercules, hercules gomez scores on a free kick. it was the only goal of the game. u.s. wins 1-0. >>> our time 16:25. -- is 6:25. ahead a funny list of things to do with your old cell phone. >> cheaters never win except on toll roads in maryland. learn why nothing is being done to people who violate the tolls in the free state. >> right now monika has a check on our commute. >> a nice rolling shot of the northbound side of 95 and 395 as you head toward the beltway and springfield. things look fine right now. it is heavy dale city up to the prince william parkway. i'll be back with more traffic coming up in my next report. you're watching 9news now. stay with us.
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
. count it. ran 34 yards for the touchdown. baltimore wins 44-13. the ravens have won seven come consecutive home openers. doubleheader last night on monday night football. the raiders hosting the chargers. oakland botched three different punts in the game. special teams failed. san diego capitalized each time. chargers defense didn't allow a touchdown till the 4th quarter. san diego wins 22-14. >> sorry about that, brian. >>> the nationals are picking off their division opponents one by one. saturday they ended any chance the marlins could win the nl east. now the mets are out, too. d.c. opened a three-game series in new york last night. in the 3rd, ryan zimmerman hit the blast to dead center field. a two-run home run. he's -- his 21st of the season made it 3-0 nats. gio gonzalez didn't need more help than that. he pitched six innings giving up one run on three hits. he now has 19 wins. that's the most for the fran choose in 30 -- franchise in 30 years. >>> after years of coming oh so close, andy murray finally has a grand slam title to his name. he defeated novak djokovic in fi